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Meta Analysis research on selected Experimental and Quasi-Experimental research, 2012

Review of literature on Inquiry-based science teaching, 2011

Just to share you this literature review on Inquiry Science Teaching. I found it very informative. Check it out if you haven’t yet .

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By |December 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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The Messy process of analyzing data

As I am writing the final project, I came to realize that there is neither short-cut nor a simple approach to analyze your data. It is indeed a messy process. As you think that I am now on the right track, all of a sudden new ways of thinking emerges and then you start to delve into it. It is time consuming and drains your energy.  Is it me or is that the way it is?

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By |December 1st, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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"Education is a self-organising system where learning is the emergent phenomenon"

sugata_mitra_the_child_driven_education.html

I invite people to watch this very insightful TED video if you haven’t yet . It is all about how kids teach themselves very much anything! What would the sage on the stage teachers say about this?

 

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By |November 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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The Ahas and Wows at STANYS

I would admit, this is my ever first workshop attendance at STANYS. I would like to thank April and Yen for initiating to this idea of co-presenting with Yen.

What was unique in all of the three presentations was witnessing the experiences of participant teachers: their first reaction to the set up and their  ahas and wows during the investigation and final summary discussions. When we were asking teachers to introduce themselves and to  tell us their expectations from the presentation, we have made note of  the experiences that some teachers have had using some kind of similar activities in […]

By |November 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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Common Mistakes in the Sciences

I love this site  as it dynamically updates new emerging common mistakes in sciences. If anyone out there who haven’t yet been  in this site or any other related site, here is one:

http://newyorkscienceteacher.com/sci/pages/miscon/subject-index.php

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By |October 17th, 2012|Resources|0 Comments

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I came to realize that it barely touches me!

The sage on the stage – “teacher know it all”  era of education has gone away long time ago despite the the tradition still prevails in many of  the World’s classrooms.  One thing which ponders me most with this development is how to evaluate teachers’ outcome as it is very widely being practiced in the name of maintaining  quality and standards.  The new teachers evaluation process-the value added model is using this artificial mathematical construct to evaluate teachers : y = Xβ + Zv + ε where β is a p-by-1 vector of fixed effects; X is an n-by-p […]

By |October 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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Does taking tests increase students' learning?

In this era of high stake testing, there is a popular public discontent about cramming students with standardize tests. However, a research project at UCLA is working on the effect of testing on students learning performance. I found the research very interesting and wanted to share it on this blog. Here is the link for the research project.

http://bjorklab.psych.ucla.edu/research.html

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Science in Everyday Life

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By |September 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|2 Comments

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